Her Cup Runneth Over: Borden Cafe and Coffee Shop

Coffee, ice cream and a little bit of Jesus on top. That’s what you get when you visit My Cup Runneth Over Coffee Café in Borden.  Darcy Gray opened the shop on Feb. 1, 2012. She initially bought the building to house her other gig – she’s a retailer for satellite internet and Direct TV.Continue reading “Her Cup Runneth Over: Borden Cafe and Coffee Shop”

Coping with Covid: Local Santa Describes Recovery

For Joey Robinson, 55, the last week of March was pretty routine. He was up before daylight, traveled from his rural Crawford County home to the Louisville International Airport and worked eight to 10 hours daily at his job with E&B Paving. But there was something he didn’t know. This was to be his lastContinue reading “Coping with Covid: Local Santa Describes Recovery”

Outdoor Adventures: The Sporting Club at the Farm

For Bobby Brooks, it was just a matter of time before his long-time family farm became a full-time venture. The Sporting Club at the Farm opened in New Albany in June of this year and hosts a variety of outdoor entertainment for the family, such as hiking, clay target shooting, archery and more. “What weContinue reading “Outdoor Adventures: The Sporting Club at the Farm”

Everyday Adventures: Kindergarten Fugitive

Do you remember your first day of kindergarten? Were you excited? A little nervous, maybe? Did you flee from your classroom and cause a school-wide manhunt? Oh, wait. Maybe that was just me.   It wasn’t that I hated school. It just wasn’t my cup of tea. It all started innocently enough. My mom wasContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: Kindergarten Fugitive”

Trails of SoIN: Four Local Favorites

Cityscapes, wilderness adventures and some history lessons make up the beauty of Southern Indiana’s options for trails — paved and wooded. Lace up the running, trail or cycling shoes. Everyday sneakers will work magic for the soul as well. Getting outside for fresh air and freeing the spirit and mind is becoming more commonplace. ExplorersContinue reading “Trails of SoIN: Four Local Favorites”

The Old Capitol Herb Garden: An Outdoor Sanctuary

The streets of downtown Corydon, like the streets of cities and towns across the world, were strangely quiet and empty during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The usual hum of public life tapered off to essential business and some outdoor activities.  Among those who could safely perform their jobs in the open air ofContinue reading “The Old Capitol Herb Garden: An Outdoor Sanctuary”

Everyday Adventures: Life in Tandem

When my youngest daughter was five, we bought her a tagalong bicycle that hooked to the back of my bike. This made it easy to take long rides as a family without wearing her out.  The tagalong just had one wheel and its own chain so it didn’t matter if she pedaled or not.  ItContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: Life in Tandem”

Learning to Cope: A Walk in the Woods

As I head over the hill behind my house, I am thankful for my daily walk. I am always grateful for this time, but as our country faces its current health and economic crisis, I am even more so. I put one foot in front of the other and move on. There is a greatContinue reading “Learning to Cope: A Walk in the Woods”

Everyday Adventures: Brick by Brick

Last summer Lowes put their bricks on sale, and it almost killed me. We had a cracked concrete patio that didn’t look so hot, but my wife had found a DIY site that showed how you could brick over it and transform it into a backyard paradise. It was just laying bricks on sand. HowContinue reading “Everyday Adventures: Brick by Brick”